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248 Ratings

The Cow


Directed by Dariush Mehrjui
Iran, 1969


Masht Hassan owns the only cow in a remote and desolate village. He treats the cow as his own child. When he is away, his cow dies.

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The Cow Directed by Dariush Mehrjui

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1971 | Directors' Fortnight

Venice Film Festival

1971 | Winner: FIPRESCI Prize

Berlin International Film Festival

1972 | 2 wins including: OCIC Award - Recommendation (Forum of New Film)

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